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#State Funeral

# state-funeral - Saturday 14 September, 2019

'Bob did his best': Zimbabweans divided as State funeral held for Robert Mugabe
# Divided Legacy
# Divided Legacy

'Bob did his best': Zimbabweans divided as State funeral held for Robert Mugabe

Sep 14th 2019, 2:49 PM 9,998 Views 10 Comments

While Mugabe leaves a divided legacy, no expense was spared for his funeral in Harare today.

# state-funeral - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Trump says he 'didn't get a thank you' for John McCain's state funeral
# Ohio
# Ohio

Trump says he 'didn't get a thank you' for John McCain's state funeral

Mar 21st 2019, 8:19 AM 33,388 Views 70 Comments

Trump was speaking at a rally in Ohio yesterday evening.

# state-funeral - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Liam Cosgrave to be given a 'limited State funeral' as per his family's wishes
# RIP
# RIP

Liam Cosgrave to be given a 'limited State funeral' as per his family's wishes

Oct 5th 2017, 6:15 PM 23,389 Views 70 Comments

The former Taoiseach passed away yesterday aged 97.

# state-funeral - Friday 18 September, 2015

A solemn and poignant State funeral as Thomas Kent returns home after 99 years
# Forgotten Volunteer
# Forgotten Volunteer

A solemn and poignant State funeral as Thomas Kent returns home after 99 years

Sep 18th 2015, 10:29 PM 32,799 Views 92 Comments

“Today Ireland comes to reflect on his courage, his dignity, his defiance, his sacrifice.”

# state-funeral - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Thousands turn out as 'forgotten patriot' Thomas Kent lies in state
# The Journey Home
# The Journey Home

Thousands turn out as 'forgotten patriot' Thomas Kent lies in state

Sep 17th 2015, 9:18 PM 28,217 Views 53 Comments

Kent was one of 16 people executed in the aftermath of the 1916 Easter Rising. He will be buried with full state honours in his hometown of Castlelyons tomorrow.

# state-funeral - Thursday 13 August, 2015

This forgotten patriot is getting a state funeral nearly a century after his execution
# 1916 Rising
# 1916 Rising

This forgotten patriot is getting a state funeral nearly a century after his execution

Aug 13th 2015, 5:18 PM 25,355 Views 100 Comments

Thomas Kent was one of 16 people executed in the aftermath of the Easter Rising.

# state-funeral - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Irish soldiers forced 'to borrow' ceremonial uniforms for Albert Reynolds' funeral
# Kitted Out
# Kitted Out

Irish soldiers forced 'to borrow' ceremonial uniforms for Albert Reynolds' funeral

Oct 2nd 2014, 9:16 AM 10,758 Views 59 Comments

Soldiers had to borrow parts of the kit from their comrades.

# state-funeral - Monday 25 August, 2014

LIVE: Watch the State funeral of former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds
# RIP
# RIP

LIVE: Watch the State funeral of former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds

Aug 25th 2014, 1:01 PM 18,851 Views 53 Comments

The former taoiseach will be laid to rest with full military honours.

# state-funeral - Friday 22 August, 2014

Albert Reynolds will lie in repose in Mansion House and funeral will take place on Monday
# State Funeral
# State Funeral

Albert Reynolds will lie in repose in Mansion House and funeral will take place on Monday

Aug 22nd 2014, 11:29 AM 19,900 Views 39 Comments

The Government Press Office has confirmed the details of the State Funeral for the former Taoiseach.

# state-funeral - Friday 6 December, 2013

Higgins to attend Mandela service, as funeral plans confirmed
# RIP
# RIP

Higgins to attend Mandela service, as funeral plans confirmed

Dec 6th 2013, 7:54 PM 15,132 Views 47 Comments

South Africa has declared a period of mourning all next week. Here at home, books of condolence have been opened in honour of the iconic leader.

# state-funeral - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Thatcher to be given ceremonial funeral with military honours
# Iron Lady
# Iron Lady

Thatcher to be given ceremonial funeral with military honours

Apr 9th 2013, 12:50 PM 12,294 Views 135 Comments

The honours afforded to Margaret Thatcher’s funeral will be equivalent to those given to the Queen Mother and Princess Diana.

# state-funeral - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

Goodbye, Jim: Thousands turn out for Stynes' state funeral in Melbourne
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Goodbye, Jim: Thousands turn out for Stynes' state funeral in Melbourne

Mar 27th 2012, 10:06 AM 3,479 Views 5 Comments

The former Dublin minor footballer and Aussie Rules giant was given an emotional send-off on Tuesday.

# state-funeral - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

What's going to happen at Kim Jong-Il's funeral tomorrow?
# North Korea
# North Korea

What's going to happen at Kim Jong-Il's funeral tomorrow?

Dec 27th 2011, 7:01 PM 5,011 Views 45 Comments

The funeral of the former leader of North Korea, who has been lying in state since he died on 17 December, is expected to see mass grief from mourners.

# state-funeral - Friday 23 December, 2011

16k people sign petition asking for Thatcher's funeral to be privatised
# Thatcher
# Thatcher

16k people sign petition asking for Thatcher's funeral to be privatised

Dec 23rd 2011, 10:57 AM 9,253 Views 96 Comments

The former British prime minister hasn’t died – but 16,000 people have signed a petition on a UK government website calling for the private sector to bear the cost of her funeral.

# state-funeral - Sunday 22 May, 2011

Former Taoiseach Garret FitzGerald remembered at State funeral
# Garret Fitzgerald
# Garret Fitzgerald

Former Taoiseach Garret FitzGerald remembered at State funeral

May 22nd 2011, 4:20 PM 590 Views 0 Comments

President Mary McAleese, Taoiseach Enda Kenny and the entire cabinet were among mourners at the funeral of Dr FitzGerald which took place in Donnybrook in Dublin. He died last Thursday, aged 85.

Coverage of the State funeral of Dr Garret FitzGerald
# Garret Fitzgerald
# Garret Fitzgerald

Coverage of the State funeral of Dr Garret FitzGerald

May 22nd 2011, 2:05 PM 954 Views 0 Comments

The funeral mass is taking place at the Sacred Heart Church in Donnybrook this afternoon.

Garret FitzGerald to be laid to rest in Dublin today
# Garret Fitzgerald
# Garret Fitzgerald

Garret FitzGerald to be laid to rest in Dublin today

May 22nd 2011, 11:00 AM 601 Views 0 Comments

The former Taoiseach and leader of Fine Gael will be buried in a State funeral in Dublin today.

# state-funeral - Saturday 21 May, 2011

Public and politicians turn out to pay respects to Garret FitzGerald
# Garret Fitzgerald
# Garret Fitzgerald

Public and politicians turn out to pay respects to Garret FitzGerald

May 21st 2011, 1:35 PM 760 Views 0 Comments

The former Taoiseach is lying in repose at Mansion House in Dublin today ahead of the removal this evening. There has been a constant stream of people paying their respects today.

# state-funeral - Friday 20 May, 2011

State Funeral for Dr Garret FitzGerald this Sunday
# State Funeral
# State Funeral

State Funeral for Dr Garret FitzGerald this Sunday

May 20th 2011, 8:12 AM 1,226 Views 2 Comments

The late taoiseach will be given full state honours for a funeral on Sunday, after lying in repose at the Mansion House in Dublin city on Saturday.

# state-funeral - Thursday 19 May, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

May 19th 2011, 7:56 PM 1,867 Views 0 Comments

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